Virginia (Ginny) Dyer

GOULDSBORO — Virginia (Ginny) Dyer, 76, wife of Peter M. Dyer, died peacefully on Dec. 30, 2009 at her family home in Gouldsboro, surrounded by her family.


She was born May 23, 1933, in Winter Harbor, the daughter of James and Ora (Leighton) Torrey. Ginny was a graduate of Winter Harbor High School, Class of 1952. She worked at Stinson’s Seafood Company in Prospect Harbor for many years. She made wreaths for most of her life and shared many fond memories of performing that task.

She was a masterful cook and had a great love of dancing. Ginny lived her life with true grit and provided a wonderful framework for her family, for which they will be at loss.

She is survived by her husband of 54 years, Peter; daughter Dixie of Ogunquit; son Owen and his partner James of York; son Ricky of Gouldsboro; three grandchildren, Lacey, Meagan and Cameron.

Virginia will be missed by her family and many special friends. She now enters another great realm, in peace.

A reception for family and friends is scheduled from 3 to 6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 8, 2010, at Bragdon-Kelley-Campbell Funeral Home in Milbridge.

Those who desire may make contributions in Virginia’s memory to Mary Dow Center for Cancer Care, MCMH, 59 Union Street, Ellsworth, ME 04605 or Naraguagus Healthcare Facility Employee Fund, 3 Main Street, Milbridge, ME 04658.

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